Use of cookies

Cookie Policy


We use cookies to give you the best experience when you use the site. We assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the site, but if you are not, please change your settings to reflect this. To find out more please read this policy.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer, but you should note that this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your devices’ hard drive. If you agree, the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering this information in a cookie stored on your device.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Third Party cookie in embedded content

We may embed photo and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. When you visit a page on our site containing such content, you may be presented with cookies from third party websites. RAM does not control these cookies and you may wish to check the relevant third party’s website for more information.

Cookies that may be used on this website

Session Cookies

These are temporary cookies that only remain until your browser is closed. They are used by our web application in order to maintain the information relating to your transaction from page to page following any input, such as when a form is completed over several screens.

Web Analytics Cookies

These cookies are used to help us compile anonymous statistics in order to improve and manage our sites. An example of the information collected would be the path you used to gain access to the site and your patterns of browsing when navigating the site.

Information Cookies

These cookies allow the site to remember how you have answered a question in order to change the content displayed to you. For example, if you have already taken a survey this cookie will ensure you are not asked again.

Membership Cookies

These cookies are used to provide you with access to membership services you have subscribed to. They are ‘persistant’ meaning they are not deleted when the browser is closed, and expire after a period of 2 months. You can still use most of this site with cookies turned off. To stop cookies being placed on your terminal equipment refers to your specific internet browser.

Traffic Log Cookies

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are the most popular. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and keep improving our website to tailor it to your needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.